Private Sector


Growing Divide Over Proposed Petition To Guarantee Collective Bargaining Rights

The president of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce is asking organized labor to reconsider its decision to launch a state-wide petition drive to protect collective bargaining rights .

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

New Study Concludes Public Employees Generally Paid Less Than Private

A study by the Economic Policy Institute comes to the opposite conclusion, that public workers, including teachers, are generally paid less than their private sector counterparts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2011

Data Shows State Employees Earn 2x More Than Private Sector

Governor Rick Snyder reviewing data that says the private sector made about $40,000 in 2009 compared to the public sector which was at $85,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2011